Mount Ouray

Mt. Ouray is a dominant peak in the southern Sawatch Range, once thought to be a fourteener. It is named after Chief Ouray of the Ute Indians. The most popular route begins at Marshall Pass, heading north through open meadows to the west ridge. There are awesome views of the Sangre de Cristo Range to the east and the Sawatch Range to the north.

Elevation (feet): 13,971
Elevation (meters): 4,258
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sawatch Range
State: Colorado
Latitude: 38.4225
Longitude: -106.225
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Colorado Springs
Convenient Center: Salida

Thanks to Kirk Mallory for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

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  • Log #12214 - by Kirk Mallory on Oct 08, 1999
    Climbed Mt. Ouray on a crystal clear, but very windy day. After climbing Ouray, I also climbed Chipeta Mountain (12,850) and Unnamed 13,472. Adding those two peaks made for a very long day!